Antonyms of adj skilled

1 sense of skilled

Sense 1
skilled (vs. unskilled) -- (having or showing or requiring special skill; "only the most skilled gymnasts make an Olympic team"; "a skilled surgeon has many years of training and experience"; "a skilled reconstruction of her damaged elbow"; "a skilled trade")

unskilled (vs. skilled) -- (not having or showing or requiring special skill or proficiency; "unskilled in the art of rhetoric"; "an enthusiastic but unskillful mountain climber"; "unskilled labor"; "workers in unskilled occupations are finding fewer and fewer job opportunities"; "unskilled workmanship")
        => artless -- (showing lack of art; "an artless translation")
        => botchy, butcherly, unskillful -- (poorly done; "a botchy piece of work"; "it was an unskillful attempt")
        => bungled, botched -- (spoiled through incompetence or clumsiness; "a bungled job")
        => bungling, clumsy, fumbling, incompetent -- (showing lack of skill or aptitude; "a bungling workman"; "did a clumsy job"; "his fumbling attempt to put up a shelf")
        => crude, rough -- (not carefully or expertly made; "managed to make a crude splint"; "a crude cabin of logs with bark still on them"; "rough carpentry")
        => hopeless -- (of a person unable to do something skillfully; "I'm hopeless at mathematics")
        => humble, menial, lowly -- (used of unskilled work (especially domestic work))
        => lubberly -- (clumsy and unskilled; "a big stupid lubberly fellow")
        => out of practice (predicate), rusty -- (impaired in skill by neglect)
        => semiskilled (prenominal) -- (possessing or requiring limited skills; "semiskilled dockworkers"; "a semiskilled job")
        => weak -- (deficient or lacking in some skill; "he's weak in spelling")

Similarity of adj skilled

1 sense of skilled

Sense 1
skilled (vs. unskilled) -- (having or showing or requiring special skill; "only the most skilled gymnasts make an Olympic team"; "a skilled surgeon has many years of training and experience"; "a skilled reconstruction of her damaged elbow"; "a skilled trade")
       => accomplished, complete -- (highly skilled; "an accomplished pianist"; "a complete musician")
       => adept, expert, good, practiced, proficient, skillful, skilful -- (having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude; "adept in handicrafts"; "an adept juggler"; "an expert job"; "a good mechanic"; "a practiced marksman"; "a proficient engineer"; "a lesser-known but no less skillful composer"; "the effect was achieved by skillful retouching")
       => arch (prenominal) -- (expert in skulduggery; "an arch criminal")
       => ball-hawking -- (used of a player skilled in stealing the ball or robbing a batter of a hit; "a ball-hawking center fielder")
       => consummate, masterful, masterly, virtuoso (prenominal) -- (having or revealing supreme mastery or skill; "a consummate artist"; "consummate skill"; "a masterful speaker"; "masterful technique"; "a masterly performance of the sonata"; "a virtuoso performance")
       => delicate -- (marked by great skill especially in meticulous technique; "a surgeon's delicate touch")
       => hot -- (performed or performing with unusually great skill and daring and energy; "a hot drummer"; "he's hot tonight")
       => mean -- (excellent; "famous for a mean backhand")
       => sure-handed -- (proficient and confident in performance; "promising playwrights...sure-handed enough to turn out top-drawer scripts")
       => technical, expert -- (of or relating to or requiring special knowledge to be understood; "technical terminology"; "a technical report"; "technical language")
       => versatile -- (competent in many areas and able to turn with ease from one thing to another; "a versatile writer")
          Also See-> competent#1; experienced#1, experient#1

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